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Scholarship NameAward
$2,000
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
Niche
Description
Students can use the money to help cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, computers, or any education-related expenses.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$10,000
Deadline
Jun 17
Offered by
Scholarship Points
Description
ScholarshipPoints.com will give away more than $100,000 in scholarships this year including this $10,000 scholarship!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$1,000
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
Grammarly
Description
Grammarly makes you a better writer by finding and correcting up to 10× more mistakes than your word processor. They can not only help you with your essays - they're now offering $1,000 scholarship for your education!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) ScholarshipsUp to $5,000
Deadline
April 1 and November 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Council on International Educational Exchange
7 Custom House Street, 3rd Floor
Portland, ME 04101
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must plan to participate in a CIEE study abroad program. Financial need is strongly considered along with other materials from the study abroad application. Other eligibility requirements vary according to the specific scholarship. If awarded a scholarship, applicants are required to submit a one-page essay on their experiences after returning.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Fund for American Studies InternshipsVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
Fund for American Studies
1706 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. There are programs in comparative political and economic systems, political journalism, business and government, philanthropy and international institutes. Each program includes classes, an internship and special events. Students take classes at Georgetown University and live in downtown Washington, DC. Summer and school-year programs are available.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$1,000
Deadline
May 1
Offered by
Chegg
Description
Excited for college? Chegg wants to know what part of college your most looking forward to and why. Take two minutes to apply for $1,000 - You could be this month’s winner!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Humane Studies FellowshipsUp to $15,000
Deadline
January 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University
3301 N. Fairfax Drive
Suite 440
Arlington, VA 22201
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be one of the following: undergraduates who will be juniors or seniors during the academic year of funding, graduate students who are in any field and at any stage before completion of the Ph.D., law students, MBA students or other professional students. The fellowships can be used for study in the U.S. or abroad. Applicants must also be enrolled as full-time students at an accredited degree-granting institution.
How to apply
Applications are available online. There is a $25 application fee that is waived by applying by January 5.
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Julianne Malveaux ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.
1806 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009-3298
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled as sophomores or juniors at an accredited college or university and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students may major in related fields such as public policy or creative writing.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship$2,500
Deadline
September 22
Renewable
No
Offered by
U.S. National Commission to UNESCO
2121 Virginia Avenue
Suite 6200
Washington, DC 20037
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Students must be currently enrolled in a U.S. college or university, 18-25 years old and a U.S. citizen eligible for foreign travel. Selection is based on the originality and feasibility of the proposed work to be performed in a foreign country to promote UNESCO mandates. Selection is also based on the quality of the personal essay.
How to apply
Applications are available online. The application package should include the official cover form, a one-page summary of the proposed project, a personal essay, a resume and one letter of recommendation.
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Nancy McManus Washington Internship Scholarships$2,000
Deadline
May 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Pi Sigma Alpha
The Washington Center
2301 M Street NW, Fifth Floor
Washington, DC 20037-1427
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must belong to Pi Sigma Alpha and be nominated by their local chapter. The award is for a political science internship is based on academic achievement and service to the organization.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$10,000
Deadline
Jun 30
Offered by
Harris Poll Online
Description
Become a member of the Harris Poll Online and you could receive money for college just by taking simple surveys. Each survey you take gets you an entry to the scholarship drawing!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Newman Civic Fellow AwardsVaries
Deadline
March 4
Renewable
No
Offered by
Campus Compact
45 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Emphasis is on students who have demonstrated leadership abilities and significant interest in civic responsibility. Students must attend one of the 1,000 Campus Compact member institutions and be nominated by the Campus Compact member president. Applicants must be sophomores or juniors at four-year colleges or must attend a two-year college.
How to apply
Nominations must be made by the Campus Compact member president.
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Project Vote Smart National Internship ProgramAll living costs (including room and board)
Deadline
Rolling
Renewable
No
Offered by
Project Vote Smart
Internship Coordinator
1 Common Ground
Philipsburg, MT 59858
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be current college students in good standing or recent college graduates. They must be able to approach voter education work with a non-partisan attitude and be willing to commit to a ten-week internship. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, resume, cover letter and three references are required.
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Transatlantic Fellows ProgramVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
German Marshall Fund of the United States
1744 R Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Fellowships are by invitation from GMF and are issued to senior policy-practitioners, journalists, academics and businesspeople. Fellows work in residence in Washington, DC and Brussels, Belgium.
How to apply
Contact John K. Glenn at the organization for more information.
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Young People for FellowshipVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
Young People For
2000 M Street, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be undergraduate students and be interested in promoting social change on their campuses and in their communities. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form is required.
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$3,000
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
Unigo
Description
School can get expensive, and Unigo wants to know how winning this $3,000 could help make a difference in your life. Will it ease the burden of student loans? Will it offer you the opportunity to pursue a dream? Just a few quick words could help you win $3,000!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Young Women in Public Affairs Fund$1,000-$4,000
Deadline
April 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Zonta International
1211 West 22nd Street
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be pre-college women between the ages of 16 and 20. District award winners receive at least $1,000, and international award winners receive $3,000. Selection is based on volunteerism, volunteer leadership and dedication to "advancing the status of women worldwide." Club deadlines vary. The April 1 deadline is the date by which applications must be received by the District Governor.
How to apply
Applications are available online or from your local Zonta Club.
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Youth Education SummitVaries
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Friends of NRA
Field Operations Division
Event Support Coordinator
11250 Waples Mill Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Students must be a high school sophomore or junior and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Membership in the NRA is not required. Most applicants have strong interests in shooting sports, American history, government or the military. Students from Alaska, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas and Virginia must attend the state Y.E.S. program before being considered for the national summit.
How to apply
Applications are available online and include a three page essay, a short personal statement, a high school transcript and three letters of recommendation.
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